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Beehive is like an open-source, self-hosted version of IFTTT.

... and it supports Mastodon!

Check it out: github.com/muesli/beehive

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Did you know that Transport for London has an audio guide to its network? If you think you might enjoy having the names of Tube, Overground, DLR and Cable Car stations read to you for three hours, it’s this way: soundcloud.com/transportforlon

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If you’re not a transport geek, maybe the Swedish Ikea catalogue read cover to cover is more your thing? Varsågod: ikeasovlinjen.libsyn.com/ikea-

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Interesting panel discussion from : How does funding from Google and other digital platforms impact journalism? (And yes, the festival's main sponsors were both Google and Facebook, and this video is hosted on Youtube...) youtu.be/eAqC42HSkog?t=118

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Two great hackathons are happening this weekend in Germany:
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– Berlin: Join me in using elections data to better inform voters: datengui.de/en/wahlsalon / by @datenguide@twitter.com & @codeforbe@twitter.com
– Munich: Design data from cultural institutions: xing.com/events/coding-vinci-s by @codingdavinci@twitter.com

I got this lovely old typewriter now but the fact that the backspace key points forward almost drives me crazy. It makes sense kind of, but still 😱

I found this link via @sophiewarnes' excellent 'Fair Warning' newsletter and I think you should subscribe, too tinyletter.com/fairwarning

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@darth_mall @kristinHenry I think it's pretty clear that with a community that size you need some sort of voting mechanism. This is how Reddit/HackerNews etc work, and it's proven to be very effective.

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It's a great article of the basic principles for the data tables design by Taras Bakusevych.

Data Tables Design
medium.com/@taras.bakusevych/d

Had a nice train ride from Madrid to Pamplona with Alberto Cairo. We had good discussion about the Data Vis Society, Datawrapper, Flourish, and the good life in Miami. Saw a preview of his new book (junkcharts.typepad.com/junk_ch)! But then he fell asleep, recovering from his transatlantic flight..

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Amazing narrative video illustration of wealth inequality and a clear explanation of a “wealth tax”: youtube.com/watch?v=pTwPHuE_Hr

@johnathan012 @scott I can recommend Firefox + uBlock + Privacy Badger. need to check out privacytools.io

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Today we are launching Plotly Express, a new high-level Python visualization library! Check out our announcement at medium.com/@plotlygraphs/intro or just watch this show reel of charts each made in a single line of Python:

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For those of you who are thinking about diversity, inclusion and representativity in dataviz and what you can do, I wrote a blog post of my experience using an inclusion rider as a speaker at a data-related conference. chezvoila.com/blog/inclusionri

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🚨 NEWS NERD ALARM 🚨

Hacks/Hackers Berlin is back in March! Join us in the brand new newsroom of taz, Germany's original progressive, independent and cooperative-owned newspaper to discuss open source tools, funding, and nonprofit journalism. meetup.com/Hacks-Hackers-Berli

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@gka another concerning narrative thats slowly unfolding is that the three founders seem to be claiming some sort of ownership on the name and the brand, forbidding some people in NYC who recently hosted a meetup under that name. I can't fathom why

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Four language Wikipedias — German, Czech, Danish, and Slovak — have decided to black out the sites in opposition to the current version of the EU Copyright Directive. wikimediafoundation.org/2019/0

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